Update on missing men

The Jenkins County Sheriffs’ Office has issued updates on three missing men from the Millen and Perkins areas. Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said that Jesse Hendley, 51, of 3019 Paramore Hill Road, Millen, telephoned him at the Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, Sept. 17, and reported that he was “not missing.” Mr. Hendley had been reported missing to the Sheriff’s […]

Fair-on-the Square

Since 1995 “ Bennie’s Bottles” by Bennie Hall of Millen has been among the crafters showing their wares at the annual Fair-on-the-Square. This year’s event, to be held Saturday, Oct. 4th, will find him there again. Bennie’s interest in bottle art began in 1965 while attending art school in Atlanta. “We were doing a lot of things, including taping colored […]

Local Dairy Queen raises $3,417 for Miracle Network Hospital

Supporting the local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital in Augusta is a year-round event for the local Dairy Queen (DQ) restaurant. During 2014, the DQ raised $3,417 to support the hospital, which was $1,191 more than the 2013 total. Throughout the year, DQ raised funds through collection canisters, Miracle Balloons and the Miracle Treat Day. On Miracle Treat Day, all […]

JCHS makes Reward Schools list

The Georgia Department of Education recently released its 2014 list of Reward Schools, designated as part of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Each Reward School is a Title I school that falls into one of two categories: Highest Progress School or Highest Performing School. Jenkins County High School is included on the list as […]

JCHS Highest Progress Report School.

“The schools on this list represent some of the finest efforts being put forth in Georgia education,” State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge said. “The educators, parents, students, and communities who came together to move these schools forward should take great pride in the results.” You must be a paid subscriber to access this content! Please login or Subscribe now!

JCMS Eagles defeat Glennville 24-22

The Jenkins County Middle School football team are the victors with a 24-22 win against Glennville on Sept. 11th. The Eagles begin the game with Markeith Wright and Alroy Parham moving the ball to the 32 yard line. Stefan Roberson runs the ball in for the Eagles’ first touchdown and Markeith Wright scores with a 2-point conversion. Jenkins County, 8, […]

Sheriff’s Report

The Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents for the time period of Sept. 12 – Sept. 19. Motor Vehicle Accident W/Injuries – Charlie Criminal Trespass – Aaron Road, Sept. 18; Thomas RoadSept. 19.Theft by Taking – Buttermilk Road, Sept. 18.Stolen Gun – Claxton Chicken Road; Sept. 16.Fire/Vehicle – Hooker Branch Road; Sept. 16.Burglary/Residential – Recreation Drive; Sept. 12;Harvey […]

Booking Log

Stanley Robert Williams – DUI-Less Than Safe, LicenseSuspended or Revoked, Open Container, Seat Belt Violation;Georgia State Patrol Post 21; Sept. 12.Oceifus Kentrell Ward – Failure to Maintain Lane/Improper Lane Usage, License Suspended or Revoked, DUI-.10 or More; Georgia State Patrol Post 21; Sept. 13.Niyetroshia Qwine Harris Anderson – Burglary, Theft byReceiving Stolen Property; Millen Police Department; Sept.15.William Joseph Drake – […]

Adrian Peterson at JCMS

Former Chicago Bears football legend, Adrian Peterson, visited Jenkins County Middle School to share his story of struggles growing up stemming from a speech impediment that often led to being bullied and ridiculed by his peers. Peterson, born in 1979, not to be confused with the “other” Adrian Peterson – the Minnesota Vikings’ future Hall of Famer – was a […]


Monday, Sept. 29 – Chicken nuggets or turkey/cheesewrap; choices – sweet potato pattie, chips, green beans,apple.Tuesday, Sept. 30 – Salisbury steak, brown & serve rollor ham & cheese slider; choices: creamed potatoes,steamed broccoli, orange, applesauce.Wednesday, Oct. 1 – Fish strips, hush puppy or corndog nuggets; choices – oven fries, baked beans, cole slaw,banana, sliced pears.Thursday, Oct. 2 – Pizza or […]